Over a lifetime, fifty percent of adults will experience back pain and it’s a very common reason for patients to see their doctors. There are many treatment options to explore, but a recent review and meta-analysis revealed that one treatment which provides relief from moderate acute pain and helps to improve and restore mobility is spinal manipulation. While there were big differences in study effects, the review found, no major adverse effects of spinal manipulation were reported.
- Spinal manipulation is an effective method to release and relieve lower back pain.
- Man doctors concur that the benefit of SMT is as effective as anti-inflammatory drugs for lower back pain.
- Physical therapy, exercises, and muscle relaxants are all common therapies for lower back pain.
“According to The JAMA Network Journals’ announcement, back pain is among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care.”